2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 10, 2023  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

GST 280 - Competition Firearms

Description: Maintenance, assembly and construction of competition firearms.

Prerequisites: GST 250  

Credits: 10
Lecture: 3
Lab: 20

Course Content:
  1. Operation of hand and machine tools
  2. Machining on rifled and smoothbore barrels
  3. Custom stock alterations
  4. Fitting and installation of custom firearm accessories
  5. Tightening and tuning of rifle, shotgun and handgun mechanisms
  6. Application of metallic sights and optics
  7. Operation of a custom firearms business

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Safely operate hand and machine tools needed to build competitve firearms. (1)
  2. Design and machine custom rifle, handgun and shotgun barrels. (2)
  3. Modify a wood or fiberglass stock to meet customer specifications. (3)
  4. Install adjustable comb and length of pull hardware. (4)
  5. Modify, smooth and tune firearm mechanisms for reliable operation. (5)
  6. Identify and choose the correct sights and mounts for a given application. (6)
  7. Balance quality, speed and price in a custom gunshop. (7)